Napoleon’s Garden Island reveals the amazing botanical history of one remote Atlantic island.Though the South Atlantic island of St. Helena is best known as the site of Napoleon’s exile following his final defeat in 1815, this remote locale also has
A unique look at Durban during the period between the two world wars.Durban in the 1920’s and 1930’s is a fascinating overview of Durban during a remarkable period of time.It consists of a varied collection of photographs, postcard images and
Click on the link below for a book review of Hugh Blands’ book on Addington Children’s Hospital and Nurses’ Home DUNCAN GUY – ADDINGTON ARTICLE
David Hughes a committee member of the South African National Society held a book launch for hid book ‘St Paul’s Anglican Church: and official History’, on 31 January 2019.
Bill Guest, Professor Emeritus and senior research associate in historical studies at UKZN has published his third volume of the history of this esteemed institution. The Pietermaritzburg agent for sales and distribution is Michelle Prowse at Ladybean Books (firstname.lastname@example.org) and
This new book by Gerry Kearney, tells the story of nearly 100 members of the Persse family, who served in the Great War and has information on pre-war South Africa and the 1st S.A. Infantry Battalion. The book is
This field guide to KZN’s 22 Trappist Missions, published in 2018,, is a must for anyone wishing to visit the Missions established by Francis Pfanner and his Trappists. The book sketches the story of this movement, that started in KZN
This post is based upon a mail from Arthur Gammage relating a story about Reverend C.F. Miles-Cadman, which will be of interest Durban residents who are interested in the city’s past. Cadman was born in U.K., served in WWI and
FIELD GUIDE TO THE SUCCULENT EUPHORBIAS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA by Alma Moller and Rolf Becker Published by Briza Publications in association with the Flora & Fauna Publication Trust This new field guide will be a good addition to any
The above book is a joint effort of Franco Frescura (formerly Chair of Architecture at UKZN), and Joyce Myeza who was a Fulbright Scholar at Simmons College, Boston. She is currently the Director of Libraries and Special Collections at UKZN.